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Violence in Syria's Aleppo kills more than a dozen people - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, and Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria, enter a hall for Tuesday's talks in Moscow.
UN Envoy Goes to Russia in Bid to Relaunch Syria Cease-fire
The Latest: Syrian Army Says It Is Repelling Rebel Attack
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Remains of Captain Cook's ship likely off Rhode Island coast

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) " Researchers are set to announce that they believe the famed ship used by the legendary explorer Captain James Cook to sail around the world is submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor.
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Uganda: Brutality, Legal Battles As Media Marks World Press Freedom Day - ‎1 hour ago‎
WBS' Lwanga winces in pain after he was clobbered by Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye. (file photo). By Ephraim Kasozi. Early last year, Andrew Lwanga, a cameraman with Wavah Broadcasting Services (WBS) was part of journalists covering the arrest ...
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The Bachelor NZ: Episode 18 recap - And then there were two - ‎3 hours ago‎
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A Message on World Press Freedom Day

Orange Street News (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Today is World Press Freedom Day. It is a day that the people remind governments around the world of their duty to respect the freedoms of reporters.

World Press Freedom Day: Fear should not be a job description

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
On World Press Freedom Day, we celebrate the media's ability to work without fear - a key bellwether for the health of a democracy.
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Egypt marks World Press Freedom Day following press syndicate attack

Al-Arabiya - ‎3 hours ago‎
Two days before World Press Freedom Day, Egyptian security forces broke into the Press Syndicate and arrested two journalists who had staged a sit-in there a day earlier in protest at police raids on their houses.
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The Palestinian Martyr of World Press Freedom Day - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Israel ordered the four-month administrative detention of Omar Nazzal. Until recently, he headed Palestine Today, an Islamic Jihad-affiliated TV station (more on that), and also had ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
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France: US-EU trade deal blocked, probably doomed

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
PARIS (AP) " France's trade minister says a huge free trade deal between the U.S. and Europe is probably doomed, and France would reject the current version because it's too friendly to U.S.
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Our rules, not China's, TPP would let America lead the way: Obama

Business Standard - ‎51 minutes ago‎
The rules of trade in the Asia-Pacific must be written by America, not China, US President Barack Obama has argued on Tuesday in an opinion article that calls for swift ratification of the controversial TPP free trade deal.
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Data modelling may shape criminals' punishment

New Zealand Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
Amy Adams wants to work with young people long before they end up anywhere near the criminal justice system. Photo / File. Top judges will be asked how they could use cutting-edge computer data modelling that will indicate what will happen to criminals ...

Australian priest Max-Augustine Eggert gored to death by bull - ‎3 hours ago‎
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Relief as Wairarapa runaways found safe and well after bikes spotted near bridge - ‎9 hours ago‎
The missing children were found near a bridge about five minutes drive from the centre of Masterton. Family members of two Wairarapa children found after they ran away from home are relieved but tired from two days of searching.
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Prime Minister John Key told Revenue Minister his lawyer would be in contact - ‎10 hours ago‎
Prime Minister John Key says he did not discuss the potential IRD review with his lawyer. Prime Minister John Key was adamant he told former Revenue Minister Todd McClay that his lawyer would make contact.
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Labour makes another push for rental heating and insulation standards - ‎9 hours ago‎
Labour leader Andrew Little says rents should not rise as a result of his bill to impose heating and insulation standards. Labour leader Andrew Little is hopeful another push to set heating and insulation standards for rental homes will prove ...
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Wreckage from fatal helicopter crash airlifted off mountain

Radio New Zealand - ‎4 hours ago‎
The wreckage from a fatal helicopter crash at the Lindis Pass has been taken to Wanaka for investigation. Liam Edwards, a 32-year-old from Southland, died at the scene of the Saturday crash and the 51-year-old pilot was taken to Dunedin Hospital with ...

Could Uber NZ drivers strike, as threatened?

The National Business Review - ‎9 hours ago‎
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Foreign buyers may be forced to sell $6 million farm, as OIO review announced

New Zealand Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Louise Upston said legal action could be considered against the buyers of Onetai Station in Taranaki. Photo / Supplied. Two Argentine investors could be forced to sell a $6 million New Zealand farm if they are found to have misled the Overseas ...

When is 'New Zealand made' not really NZ made? - ‎12 hours ago‎
Just making a product in New Zealand is not enough to earn it a "New Zealand made" label, the Commerce Commission has warned.

Amazon rolls out robot workers as retailer responds to 'time wars' - ‎6 hours ago‎
Amazon's new robot employees are tasked with the inhumane jobs, like carrying the weight of a car on their backs. A new metal army is speeding up collection times at an Amazon warehouse.

5G networks will do much more than stream better cat videos - ‎11 hours ago‎
Most recently, 4G began replacing 3G, and people celebrated the fact that they could watch cat videos without their screens locking up (well, most of the time).

Patients increasingly rely on apps - ‎14 hours ago‎
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Coupe's styling shines through - even in the wet - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe, which has just arrived in New Zealand. And no, we didn't take the pictures - the weather was too wet for that.
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Metallics reign on tech-heavy Met Gala red carpet

Boston Herald - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Kim Kardashian, left, and Kanye West arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" on Monday, May 2, 2016, in New York.

Text Edge Style - ‎6 hours ago‎
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Concert review: Iron Maiden, Vector Arena

New Zealand Herald - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Auckland gets rowdy on a Sunday night as British metal titans Iron Maiden fly into town. Chris Schulz was there. Loading Bruce Dickinson performs with Iron Maiden at Auckland's Vector Arena.

Dance-O-Mat for Tauranga waterfront

New Zealand Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
Tauranga is in line to get a Dance-O-Mat like the one in Christchurch which Prince Charles and Camilla danced on during their visit to mark the 60th Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth's reign.
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Kiwis put disruptions to the side as they focus on extending winning streak over Kangaroos - ‎8 hours ago‎
Gerard Beale of the Sharks has been called into the starting side to replace Pita Hiku. The Kiwis are confident a disrupted build-up will not hurt their chances of winning a fourth consecutive test over the Kangaroos.
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Why mix energy drinks and prescription drugs?

New Zealand Herald - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Players are said to take the mix because it gives them a "buzz" without side effects and consequences which, for instance, excessive alcohol consumption can cause.

Unlocking key to Pink and White Terraces

New Zealand Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Rotorua author Rex Bunn presenting some of the findings laid out in his new book. Photo / Ben Fraser. A new book written by Rotorua author Rex Bunn may contain the much-anticipated answer to a 130-year-old question - where are the Pink and White ...
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Is free will just an illusion? - ‎14 hours ago‎
From the moment we wake up in the morning, we make hundreds of decisions; do we press the snooze button, what do we have for breakfast, what will we wear, are we going to exercise, how will we treat others.

Push for Pacific nations to engage with IPCC

Radio New Zealand - ‎9 hours ago‎
There's a push for Pacific countries to have a stronger engagement with the intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change or IPCC.
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Confirmed case of measles in Northland

New Zealand Doctor Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
A case of Measles has been confirmed in the Kaeo area. The person had participated in the national Kapa Haka event at Claudelands Events Centre, in the Waikato on the 16 April 2016.
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Jenny-May Clarkson's adorable twins watch mum coaching the Mystics

TVNZ - ‎4 hours ago‎
ONE News Sports presenter Jenny-May Clarkson has returned to the netball court, nearly two months after welcoming twin boys. The Mystics' first win coincided with the former Silver Fern's return to the club after giving birth.
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Coffee franchise joins Pink Ribbon Appeal

New Zealand Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
A coffee franchise in the Bay of Plenty is joining a nation-wide initiative to raise money for breastcancer. Robert Harris cafes will be donating 10 per cent of any meal purchase during May to the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation's Pink Ribbon Appeal.

Parking outside Wairau Hospital in Blenheim faces restrictions

Marlborough Express - ‎6 hours ago‎
Parking could be restricted near the entrances to Wairau Hospital, in Blenheim, amid calls from residents to cut back on kerbside parking.